Reported Annual Crime In Wood River

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood River/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime432n/a (estimate)4,2412,4502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood River/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape6n/a58.943.441.7
Robbery10n/a98.2137.298.0
Assault15n/a147.2250.4248.9
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)304439383
Burglary59n/a579.2339.5430.4
Theft325n/a3,190.31,508.81,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a166.9163.1237.4
Property crime401n/a (estimate)3,9362,0112,362

Home Security Options For Wood River

  • Simple Do-It-Yourself Installation
  • 30-Day Risk Free Trial
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
Learn more Call now
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Wood River, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Wood River, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Wood River, IL crime rate is 73% higher than the Illinois average and is 54% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Wood River, IL has a violent crime rate that is 31% lower than the Illinois average and 21% lower than the national average. For property crime, Wood River, IL is 96% higher than the Illinois average and 67% higher than the national average.
For Sale
For Rent

Find real estate listings

Find rental listings

How would you rate the amount of crime in Wood River?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.
Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Wood River?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.

Wood River crime map

  • Low crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • High crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Wood River crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wood River as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Wood River crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wood River is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.62 daily crimes that occur in Wood River.
  • Wood River is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wood River you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wood River has increased by 39%.

Compare Wood River, IL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wood River (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wood River, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Wood River, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.73 times more than the Illinois average and 1.54 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wood River, IL is 1.44 times less than the Illinois average and 1.26 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wood River, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.96 times more than the Illinois average and 1.67 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wood River (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wood River, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Wood River, IL safer than 13% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 24% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Wood River, IL. At this time, Wood River, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wood River

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wood River is 1 in 329
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wood River is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wood River is 1 in 24
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wood River, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Wood River, IL, you have a 1 in 329 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wood River, IL is 1 in 24.

Year Over Year Crime In Wood River (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Wood River, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Wood River, IL has decreased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Wood River, IL has increased by 54% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wood River, IL has increased by 40% year over year.

Wood River police department

ItemWood RiverIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 24 Wood River police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.7% less than the Illinois average and 30.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Troy, IL10,041148593741
Glen Carbon, IL12,78254693747
Brighton, IL2,316230598828
Holiday Shores, IL2,785156713869
Hamel, IL1,015166761927
Maryville, IL7,837151841991
Fairmont City, IL2,349819361,017
Wood River, IL10,3603043,9364,241

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marlboro Village, MD10,3635172,2982,815
Mount Airy, NC10,3643104,3344,643
Bluefield, WV10,3661,1922,0893,281
Madera Acres, CA10,3665973,3223,920
Holly Springs, GA10,3511031,2361,339
Wood River, IL10,3603043,9364,241
Source: The Wood River, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.
Are you looking to buy or sell?
What style of home are you
What is your
$100K$250K$500K$750K$1M+
When are you looking to
ASAP1-3 mos.3-6 mos.6-9 mos.1 yr+
Connect with top real estate agents
By submitting this form, you consent to receive text messages, emails, and/or calls (may be recorded; and may be direct, autodialed or use pre-recorded/artificial voices even if on the Do Not Call list) from AreaVibes or our partner real estate professionals and their network of service providers, about your inquiry or the home purchase/rental process. Messaging and/or data rates may apply. Consent is not a requirement or condition to receive real estate services. You hereby further confirm that checking this box creates an electronic signature with the same effect as a handwritten signature.